Ranking results reflect UQ impact

The University of Queensland has ranked first in the world for Mining and Mineral Engineering in global subject rankings released today.

18 July 2018

Author adds Doctor of Philosophy to his credits

Nick Earls has always been a man of letters, and now he has almost a complete sentence after his name.

18 July 2018
Nudibranch Goniobranchus splendidus

University of Queensland-led research found sea slugs that mimic the colours of other slugs to scare off predators do not have the same chemical defences as the species they are copying.

7 June 2018
PhD student Laurence Britton

Another piece in the puzzle that is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has been solved by a University of Queensland researcher in a step towards developing treatments for a disease that affects about one in every five Australians.

7 June 2018

Whether it’s becoming a video game designer building online worlds for the masses or a data scientist spotting trends across the health or legal industries, the list of IT-based careers that today’s teens can pursue continues to grow.

6 June 2018
Dr Nasim Amiralian and Dr Caitlin Curtis

Two University of Queensland researchers have been named winners of the ABC’s 2018 Top 5 science program.

6 June 2018

The University of Queensland is part of a global mapping and monitoring partnership using satellite imagery and big data processing to respond to the crisis facing coral reefs.

5 June 2018
Professor Maree Smith, innovator of the peripheral nervous system pain drug commercialised by UniQuest spin-out Spinifex Pty Ltd, acquired by Novartis in 2015

UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company, is leading Australia and competing globally in creating spin-out companies based on academic intellectual property.

4 June 2018

An engineering breakthrough that can reduce major urban bridgeworks projects from months or even years to just three days is set to save time, money and inconvenience worldwide.

4 June 2018

UQ research has revealed that lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Australians suffer more health problems in areas where most people voted against same-sex marriage.

4 June 2018

The University of Queensland is officially smoke-free.

4 June 2018

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to media in relation to World Environment Day on 5 June and World Oceans Day on 8 June.

1 June 2018

An anonymous donation of $500,000 will fund Australia’s first dedicated aphasia rehabilitation and research centre.

1 June 2018

ASX data shows that 80 percent of companies expect an increase in cyber risk over the next year, but who is responsible when cybercrimes occur?

1 June 2018

A University of Queensland researcher is among a coalition of respiratory doctors and scientists warning of the dangers electronic cigarettes pose to children and adolescents.

1 June 2018
UQ Healthy Living will offer assessments and interventions in exercise, diet and lifestyle to support better health for older people.

Healthy ageing and wellbeing is the focus of a new community-based clinic launched by The University of Queensland.

1 June 2018
A team from the UQ School of Psychology examined moral reasoning in children aged 10 and under.

Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you’re four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland.

31 May 2018

Today is World No Tobacco Day – and The University of Queensland will be smoke-free one month from now.

31 May 2018

Australian athletes have partnered with scientists at The University of Queensland to support research into the effects of concussion.

31 May 2018

A tax on sweetened drinks would save $666 million in oral health costs, a study by The University of Queensland has found.

31 May 2018
From the cover of New Psychology of Health

Psychology researchers are pushing for greater recognition that social connections are as important to health as regular exercise or not smoking.

31 May 2018
"Tarkine in motion", threatened forest region in Tasmania

Crowdfunding is helping to protect endangered species such as the African elephant, the black rhinoceros and the Bornean orangutan.

29 May 2018